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Piece of fractured yellow Pyrex mirror blank, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

Piece of fractured yellow Pyrex mirror blank, a relic from t...

Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope accessories
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Survival 2001

Survival 2001

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Posters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Hotel Lorne, Lorne Vic

Hotel Lorne, Lorne Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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New Railway Station , Sydney

New Railway Station , Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1907
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T.S.S. Port Macquarie

T.S.S. Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Horse and Cowboy 1998

Horse and Cowboy 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tristan Young
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1998
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Painting no. 3, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Naradunga and Gormungan

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Black and white photograph of Francis De Groot cutting ribbon at opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic prints
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Francis De Groot
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1932
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Old Abbey

Old Abbey

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Parallel rules
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GRANVILLE SHOW, blue felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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Dinner menu from R.M.S. Niagara with the autographs of the 1913 Australian Cricket team

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Nanette Ward collection
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Menus
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1913
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr Collins, geologist' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Clovelly, High Street

Clovelly, High Street

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroidery

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Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Waistcoats
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Postcard showing seven trophies

Postcard showing seven trophies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Egypt
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1916
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painting depicts a tall rectangular object, outlined in red with a 'spout' attached at the top

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Men standing beside railway tracks, near a horsedrawn wagon. Trans-Australian Railway

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Booklet produced by the Australian Labor Party for the 1949 election campaign

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Labor Party
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1949
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Advertising card featuring Fritz Holland

Advertising card featuring Fritz Holland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Arthur McQuitty & Co
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1914
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Keith Goddard collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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'Dreaming of Matjadji' painted by David Corby Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Corby Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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As clear as crystal

As clear as crystal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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George's River, Lorne

George's River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Saint George River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Novelty brown glazed ceramic paperweight caricature of the head of Australian Prime Minister William (Billy) Hughes

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Paperweights
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mashman Bros
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1916
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Photograph titled 'C16 dense pear in forest country before insect attack at Chinchilla, Queensland in October 1926'

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Dr John Mann collection
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Photographs
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Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners

Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Manchester, England
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T H Sale & Co
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1890
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Iron Ore Mining as a Source of Ochre Pigments by John Wolseley, 1995

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Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 2
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John Wolseley
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Muehlenbeckia Cunninghami

Muehlenbeckia Cunninghami

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Giant tea camp, King Parrot creek

Giant tea camp, King Parrot creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard depicting Dorothy Dalton

Postcard depicting Dorothy Dalton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Two Women Mythology at Putja Rock Hole', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1977
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Typescript of letters written by William Pitt Faithfull between 1851 and 1854

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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William P. Faithfull
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1851
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Souvenir card Blowering Dam - Ceremony to mark the first release of water for irrigation

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Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Bark painting with black lizards and fish

Bark painting with black lizards and fish

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bark paintings
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Cape Arnhem, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larrjanga
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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Letter from Colonial Secretary's Office to George Ernest Faithfull, 10 March 1876, regarding the bushranger medal

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Business letters
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1876
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Kingsley Hall Potts Point NSW

Kingsley Hall Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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The Burley boy draws attention

The Burley boy draws attention

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Clare Wilkinson

Clare Wilkinson

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Copy negative - Dr Herbert Basedow on South Australian Government North-west Expedition, near present-day Granite Downs station, South Australia, photographed by Alfred E. Treloar using Basedow's camera, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Alfred Treloar
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1903
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Savez Jugoslavenskih Iseljenika Australije

Savez Jugoslavenskih Iseljenika Australije

Marin Alagich collection no. 1
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Cards
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Girl dressed as Old Mother Hubbard, wearing glasses and is knitting

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Caves House, Jenolan

Caves House, Jenolan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1913
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Wool bale pack bag

Wool bale pack bag

Grazcos collection
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Bags
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New South Wales, Australia
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Grazcos Shearing
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Leather hobbles with chain

Leather hobbles with chain

Bruce Breaden collection
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Hobbles
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Kungkarangkalpa Walka Board by Niningka Lewis

Kungkarangkalpa Walka Board by Niningka Lewis

Maruku Seven Sisters collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Niningka Lewis
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2016
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Calendar

Calendar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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The revelation of God

The revelation of God

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Entrance to Governor-General's residence, Sydney

Entrance to Governor-General's residence, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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China moustache cup with plate

China moustache cup with plate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Moustache cups
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